Lord Patten of Barnes

Conservative Peer

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Recent appearances

  • Trade Bill - Committee (2nd Day) 23 Jan 2019

    Perhaps I can help the noble Lord. One reason why Chile has such good agreements around the world is that the agreement between it and the European Union—which is a very good agreement—was negotiated by your humble servant, as well as by others.
  • Trade Bill - Committee (2nd Day) 23 Jan 2019

    I am happy to support this amendment—although I realise that happiness is a relative concept. We find ourselves going round and round these arguments, again and again, banging our heads against the same walls of confusion and obfuscation, and barely managing to avoid Brexit derangement syndrome as we make this tiresome journey. As the noble Lord, Lord Kerr, said, we have of course been here...
  • Trade Bill - Committee (2nd Day) 23 Jan 2019

    Could I just add to the points made by noble Lords? All this has been said before, when we discussed these matters a year ago. We were assured that everything was hunky-dory and that this process of rolling over existing trade agreements was going very smoothly. I recall one occasion when, after we had discussed it here, I was invited to a briefing by Trade and DExEU Ministers. They explained...

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Conservative Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 19 January 2005

Other offices held in the past

  • European Commissioner (23 Jan 2000 to 22 Nov 2004)
  • Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster (28 Nov 1990 to 9 Apr 1992)
  • Party Chair, Conservative Party (28 Nov 1990 to 9 Apr 1992)
  • Secretary of State for Environment (24 Jul 1989 to 28 Nov 1990)
  • Minister of State (Foreign and Commonwealth Office) (Overseas Development) (10 Sep 1986 to 23 Jul 1989)
  • Minister of State (Department of Education and Science) (5 Sep 1985 to 10 Sep 1986)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Northern Ireland Office) (14 Jun 1983 to 2 Sep 1985)
  • Member, Defence Committee (30 Apr 1982 to 9 Jun 1983)
  • Member, Procedure Committee (16 Feb 1982 to 9 Jun 1983)


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